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2018 Summer Camp

Every summer promises to be fun-filled with lots of learning and laughing. Summer camp will run for eight weeks beginning on Monday, June 18th through Friday, August 10th. Mail-in registration is now closed. We will have in-person registration at our main offices, 1724 Santa Clara, Alameda, Ca 94501 on the following dates:

  • Thursday, May 10, 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 17, 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 24, 5:30-6:30 pm

Please note that many of our weeks are full or have limited availability. If you would like to ensure that there is space, contact Director of Elementary Programs, Natalie Duarte.

Download the Field Trip Calendar, 2018 Summer Camp Brochure, and Registration Forms.

Summer camp for teens will not be offered in 2018. Please check back in February for information about the teen summer camp program for 2019.

Girls Elementary Program

2018-19 School Year Registration
Please check back in June, 2018 for registration dates and times for the 2018-19 school year. We currently pick up from Franklin, Haight, Maya Lin, Nea, Wood (for 4th and 5th grade girls only), Paden, and Ruby Bridges Elementary Schools.

For information about last year's registration and fees, download the 2017-18 Registration Forms, the Fee Table & Payment Schedule, and FAQs. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact Natalie Duarte, Director of Elementary Programs, with questions.

Teen Program 2017-2018

Eureka! is a national, five-year program created by Girls Inc. to encourage girls to explore career paths in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program consists of four weeks of intensive programming during the summer (years 1-4) and additional sessions throughout the school year. The next enrollment period will begin in January 2019. To learn more, download the Eureka! Program brochure.

For more information, please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino.

Passport to Success
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of five workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. To learn more, download the Passport to Success brochure.

For more information, please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino.

Alameda Island Kids

Alameda Island Kids logoAlameda Island Kids is a service provided by Girls Incorporated of the Island City since 1981. We provide state licensed, on-site child care specially designed to care for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade at five elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, and Otis Elementary Schools. At each school site, we maintain safe, quality centers while adhering to the required school-age ratio of 14 children to 1 adult. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.

Enrollment Schedule and Forms for 2018-2019
In-person enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on April 16, 2018. Packets are now available online and can also be picked up at all Alameda Island Kids school sites during the enrollment period. To view the dates, times, and locations for in-person enrollment, download the Enrollment Schedule.

For your convenience, you may download the AIK Enrollment Packet. Once you have downloaded and saved the packet, enter the information on all six forms, save the file, print the forms, sign where needed, and bring the entire packet to in-person enrollment.

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Ethical Fashion Show 2018

Ethical Fashion Show 2018

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Join us for a fabulous evening and meet the future of sustainable chic fashion design. Teens design and create ethically produced fashions and then premiere them on the runway at Ethical Fashion Show 2018. Don't miss this fun and exciting event! Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students 18 and under, and include light refreshments and photo fun. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the show starts at 6:00 pm.

Check out GRUFF,
one of our most popular Girls Programs

GRUFF, Girls Reading to Understanding Furry Friends, is a fun and innovative reading literacy program in partnership with Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS). It provides girls the opportunity to practice reading in a non-judgmental environment while helping to socialize shelter animals. GRUFF was featured on KTVU Fox 2's Bay Area People with Claudine Wong. View the segment here.